10 Best Creole Restaurants in New Orleans: Where to get your Spice on

Kristopher Neild

By , Local Expert, New Orleans
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Luckily for Creole food lovers visiting New Orleans, the 10 Best restaurants and 10 Best Creole restaurants are often the same thing in the eyes of locals. New Orleans is the birthplace of Creole food, described as spicy and heavily seasoned dishes that often make use of a brown, gravy type sauce known as "roux". 

Foods you would never hear mentioned in any other part of the world are staples here. Gumbo, jambalaya, etouffee and red beans and rice are as common to the New Orleans native as the ocean is to a swashbuckler. The description "Creole" is often used interchangeably with "Cajun", and though similar, they have...  Read more »


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